Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Provides local and regional news coverage for Coffs Harbour, Australia.

Articles from May 6, 2017

Add a Sprinkle of Time
Byline: Susie Burrell WHAT time did you eat your dinner last night? Chances are it was at 7 or even 8pm. And what about your breakfast? If your days are long it is likely you grabbed a coffee or piece of toast pretty early in the day. As the...
Aliens Invade Australia; Ridley Scott Had Us in His Sights Once before. This Time He Made It
Alien: Covenant Stars: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, James Franco, Danny McBride. Director: Ridley Scott Rating: TBA Reviewer's last word: This Alien-prequel is sure to scare your socks off as another group of space...
Department of Youth; Young Players in Squad Offer Suns a Massive Boost
Byline: Brad Greenshields coffscoastadvocate.com.au WARATAH LEAGUE Men's Division 1 Coffs Harbour Suns v Liverpool-Macarthur Tip-off: 6pm on Saturday at Sportz Central Women's Division 1 Maitland v Coffs Harbour Suns Tip-off: 5pm...
Dream Home, Dream Location
WOOLGOOLGA 43 Ocean St 5 bed, 3 bath, 4 car PRICE: $2,100,000 INSPECT: By appointment CONTACT: Cardow & Partners Woolgoologa, Nicole Cardow 0414 584 592, Peter Mitchell 0438 484 828 A CONTEMPORARY approach to luxury beach-side...
Farewell Mangrove Jacks
Byline: Wendy Andrews wendy.andrews@coffscoast advocate.com.au FOR 12 years Phil Studley has had "one of the best offices on the Coffs Coast" but he's about to close the doors at Mangrove Jacks and on that chapter of his life. A popular spot...
Flying High
FROM THE GM'S DESK STEVE McGRATH Coffs Harbour City Council QANTAS recently opened its new lounge at Coffs Harbour Regional Airport, one of only a handful of such facilities at regional airports throughout Australia. The opening coincides...
For the Love of Mature Trees; Instant Impact Nature Needs Nurturing
TOTAL GARDENS PAUL WORLAND Continuing on from last week, here is some more information for those wanting to plant advanced trees. WATER logging of newly planted trees is a big killer. This can be caused by poorly draining soils, and or simply...
Giving Time, Gaining Lots; Volunteering Is Usually Selfless - but It Also Has Career Benefits for Those Who Take on an Unpaid Role
Byline: Melanie Burgess Top 3 causes looking for volunteers Social service and justice 1 Last week there were more than 6600 volunteer roles in this category advertised on SEEK Volunteer - mostly in community services (about 4300) or working...
Horny Beast on Tinder
Byline: Ian Horswill, News Corp Australia Network THE world's last male northern white rhino boasts on the dating app Tinder that he's "one of a kind". It's no idle boast, as The Huffington Post reported, as wildlife experts use the dating app...
Insurance and Disclosure Traps
MANNY WOOD HYPOTHETICAL WHEN Robert was 35 years of age, he took out a life insurance policy. He had been receiving treatment for high blood pressure for approximately two years and although it was possible that Robert did mention it to the...
Make Health Changes Now
Byline: HEALTHY ADJUSTMENTS HealthGuard Wellness THE old adage "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" can be damaging, especially in regard to your health. Waiting for disease to appear before making lifestyle changes is akin to installing a smoke...
New Lease Breaks Hearts; 'Everything We've Done. Has Just Gone Down the Drain'
Byline: Keagan Elder keagan.elder@coffscoastadvocate.com.au AFTER decades committed to the community, public pool staff are concerned after a council tender was awarded to an out-of-town business, Lane 4 Aquatics, to manage the Coffs Harbour, Woolgoolga...
Ryzen: AMD's New Shot at Intel
Byline: Kieran Salsone .com.au IT'S saying something that both the computer-using public and AMD both have something to be happy about right now. It's been a long time since a processor maker has brought something to market that truly created some...
Sawtell's Lines in Sand; New Bunker Faces at Sawtell Talk of the Town
Byline: Brad Greenshields coffscoastadvocate.com.au WHILE playing a bunker shot at Sawtell you could be forgiven for momentarily thinking you've found the pot in Scotland. The golf club has recently upgraded five bunkers on the course, giving...
Smartphones Are Key in Retail; Understand How Consumers Use Their Mobiles to Build Your Business
IT'S no secret mobile has changed how consumers behave. With the consumer journey fragmented into hundreds of micro-moments, it's increasingly important for brands to be there when consumers reach for their devices. Matt Lawson, Google's director of...
Snappers Add Powerful Bite; A Replay of Last Year's Extra-Time Final
Byline: Brad Greenshields coffscoastadvocate.com.au MNC RUGBY Coffs Snappers v Kempsey Wauchope v SCU Marlins Port Pirates v Hastings Valley Bye: Grafton THE Snappers have a score to settle at Rugby Park this afternoon. The Coffs...
Squaring Up against Ghosts; Comets in Ultimate Test of Strength
Byline: Brad Greenshields coffscoastadvocate.com.au HAVING beaten Bellingen, Macksville and Woolgoolga in the team's last three starts, now is the time to find out how strong Coffs Harbour is. The Comets sit in equal second position on the table...
Toddlers at the Table? Suck It Up. Socialising Children in Adult Company Is All Part of Good Parenting, Particularly for Time-Poor Ones
Byline: Owen Jacques THERE is a secret that parents keep from non-parents. They hold it close to their chests and admit it only in kind company. We don't give a damn what other adults think about our kids. If I'm sitting in a "hatted" restaurant...
You May Now Kiss the Bride . .
IT'S NOT unusual for Ken Palmer to walk down the street and be stopped by a couple who say: "You may not remember this but you married us." As a marriage celebrant for 49 years, Ken has officiated at thousands of weddings and it's easy to tell he...
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